The Warden and Fire Extinguisher combined course has been designed to give participants the skill and knowledge to perform the role of a warden within an Emergency Control Organisation (ECO) structure and to train participants to be capable of using portable fire fighting equipment as a first response to a fire in the workplace as well as the basics of building evacuation.
Note: This course has been superseded. Current course is available until July 2020 with the new unit and course availability to be released soon.
On completion of this course, participants should be able to:
- Warden duties and responsibilities
- ECO team selection and process
- Emergency procedures and policies
- Evacuation procedures and exercises
- Fire safety installations in a building
- Different types of emergencies
- Use of fire extinguishers and hose reels
- Fire prevention
Participants should also be able to:
- Prepare for fire
- Carry out initial notification and assessment
- Extinguish fires
- Identify hazards associated with fire extinguishers
Students who attend and successfully meet all assessment requirements of the course will receive a nationally recognised statement of attainment with the following unit of competency: PUAWER005B Operate as part of an emergency control organisation and PUAWER008B Confine small workplace emergencies.
There is a maximum number of 12 participants per program.
This course has theoretical and practical components that participants must successfully complete.
There are no pre-requisites for this course.